About Steven Mahpar
Los Angeles-based musician and composer, Steven Mahpar enjoys a versatile career writing for film, television, and the concert stage. As one of Los Angeles’ active composers for television and film, Steven Mahpar has scored numerous animation and independent films including “Red” directed by Hyunjoo Song and “Last Stop Los Angeles” directed by Saied Pousti. His scores for film follow his influences from film music legends such as Alfred Newman, Jerry Goldsmith, and Miklos Rozsa. He received his Bachelor of Music in horn performance and a Master of Music in composition at California State University, Fullerton.
Steven Mahpar’s Persian background has often been the inspiration for many of his concert works for orchestra, wind ensemble, and the chamber music genre. He has received commissions from Mt. San Antonio College, Riverside Community College, and a plethora of artists among which include Tony Ellis, Todd Miller, and Cynthia Ellis. Steven Mahpar currently teaches at Mt. San Antonio College and California State University, Fullerton.